Argentina Primera Division is one of the most popular and competitive football leagues in South America. Over the years, the league has seen some of the best footballers grace its pitches. In this article, we will take a look at the top 10 players of all time in the Argentina Primera Division.
The Argentinian legend needs no introduction. Maradona is widely considered one of the greatest footballers of all time. He played for Boca Juniors and Newell’s Old Boys in the Argentina Primera Division and won four league titles.
Labruna is a legendary figure in Argentinian football history. He spent most of his career at River Plate, where he won 16 titles, including 9 league titles. He scored 293 goals in 515 appearances in the Primera Division.
Kempes is known for his heroics in the 1978 World Cup, where he led Argentina to glory. He also had a successful career in the Argentina Primera Division, scoring 85 goals in 152 appearances for Rosario Central and River Plate.
Alonso is one of the most talented players to have played in the Primera Division. He played for River Plate and won 9 league titles with the club. Alonso scored 149 goals in 407 appearances for River Plate.
Juan Roman Riquelme
Riquelme is a modern-day legend in the Argentina Primera Division. He played for Boca Juniors and Villarreal, winning four league titles with Boca Juniors. Riquelme was known for his exceptional passing ability and creativity.
Pedernera was part of the famous River Plate team of the 1940s known as “La Maquina.” He won 7 league titles with River Plate and scored 110 goals in 267 appearances.
Alfredo Di Stefano
Di Stefano is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time. He played for River Plate and Huracan in the Argentina Primera Division before moving to Spain. Di Stefano won two league titles in Argentina.
Sivori played for River Plate and Juventus during his career. He won three league titles with River Plate and was named the European Footballer of the Year in 1961.
Jose Manuel Moreno
Moreno was another member of the “La Maquina” team. He won 9 league titles with River Plate and scored 179 goals in 360 appearances.
Aguero is one of the most successful modern-day footballers to have played in the Argentina Primera Division. He played for Independiente and Atletico Madrid, winning one league title with Independiente. Aguero scored 23 goals in 54 appearances in the Primera Division.